Ins and Outs of Evaluation and Management Guidelines

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Product Format
Prerecorded Event
60 minutes
Product Description

Get Proper CPT® Coding, Billing and Documentation Guidelines for E/M Services

Used on a daily basis by physicians, evaluation and management (E/M) codes are the most targeted codes in audits by Medícare and contract auditors. While CPT® provides plenty of guidelines for E/M services, this is still one of the most confusing areas of coding.  To ensure that your physicians are reimbursed properly and fully for services they perform and to avoid any red flags for auditors, it’s important that you know how to code for E/M services.

Join our expert speaker Melody S. Irvine, in this webinar, where she will review the most commonly-asked questions from coders, billers and physicians regarding E/M coding. With tips that are not identified in CPT®, Melody will clearly explain how to properly use E/M codes according to Medícare rules and regulations. You will also get examples of how to code and properly document your coding.

Sessions Highlights

  • Commonly asked E/M questions
  • MAC carrier guidelines
  • Definition of physicians, other qualified healthcare professionals
  • Definition of intra-service time
  • 8-hour rules for observation
  • On-call providers that are not part of group
  • Consultation, referral or office visìt?
  • Counseling codes and how they can be used
  • Advanced directives and how to bill appropriately
  • New vs. established patients with examples
  • Time documentation and guidelines
  • Recently-released 95 examinatíon guidelines
  • Interactive sheet for history, exam, MDM and other questions
  • Face-to-face services
  • Critical care
  • Prolonged services
  • Care management services
  • Care plan oversight
  • Preventive medicine
  • Advanced care planning
  • Counseling risk factor reduction
  • Telecommunications (Telehealth/ Telemonitoring)

Who should attend?

  • Auditors
  • Physicians
  • Coders
  • Billers

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About Our Speaker

Melody S. Irvine - Medical Billing and Coding Expert

Melody S. Irvine, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, CFPC, CPB, CPC-I, CCS-P, CMRS, AAPC Fellow, has 38 years of experience in the medical profession. She is the founder of Career Coders Online Medical Billing and Coding School with a specialty in physician auditing. Her extensive background includes director of coding, auditing, compliance, urgent care and billing for a forty-eight multi-specialty physician practice as well as a previous...   More Info
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